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Dr. James M. Dorsey, a non-resident Senior Associate at the BESA Center, is a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and co-director of the University of Würzburg’s Institute for Fan Culture.

ARTICLES BY: James M. Dorsey


September 3, 2018 2:10 pm
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Regional Players Maneuver to Reconfigure the Israeli-Palestinian Landscape

A possible ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, may be about more than ending the ongoing, escalating violence that...

August 27, 2018 8:46 am
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Trying to Deflect Dissent, Iran Warns of Foreign Meddling

Iran has raised the specter of a US-Saudi effort to destabilize the country by exploiting economic grievances against the backdrop of circumstantial evidence that Washington...

August 23, 2018 7:48 am
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Amid Chinese and Russian Recalcitrance, Can the US Make Iran Sanctions Stick?

Iranian leaders have said that the future of the nuclear agreement (the JCPOA) in the wake of the US withdrawal will depend on the ability of...

August 6, 2018 4:36 pm
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Talking to Rouhani: Is Trump Shooting from the Hip, or Reading From a Script?

Donald Trump’s announcement that he is willing to meet unconditionally with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took many by surprise. It threatened to reinforce the impression,...

July 24, 2018 12:20 pm
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Russian Hacking in the US — and the Middle East

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents provided details on the website DCLeaks, which was allegedly registered by Russian intelligence officers....

July 11, 2018 1:33 pm
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Saudi Religious Diplomacy Targets Jerusalem

A United Arab Emirates-backed Saudi effort to wrest control of Islam’s holy places in Jerusalem from Jordan signals a sharper, more overt edge to Saudi...

June 25, 2018 1:25 pm
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The Moroccan Protests: A New Model After the Arab Spring?

Mounting anger and discontent is simmering across the Arab world, much as it did in the run-up to the 2011 Arab Spring popular revolts that...

June 14, 2018 8:49 am
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The 2018 World Cup Could Become the Middle East’s Latest Battlefield

The simultaneous presence in Russia of the Saudi and Iranian teams for the 2018 World Cup is likely to shine a spotlight on the covert...

June 7, 2018 9:49 am
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Protests in Jordan: Revisiting the Arab Spring

The recent protests that forced Jordan’s prime minister to resign and laid bare the country’s systemic economic and political crisis have shed new light on the root...

May 24, 2018 4:21 pm
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China Is Treading a Fine Line in Iran

Now that Donald Trump has exited the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal with Iran, there is more at stake for the other signatories than either their...

May 23, 2018 3:04 pm
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Saudi-Moroccan Soccer Spat Symbolizes the New Arab Politics

The spat over Saudi Arabia’s refusal to support a Moroccan bid to host the 2026 World Cup tells the tale of the rise of individual nationalism at...

April 15, 2018 7:47 am
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Saudi Moderation? Prince Mohammed Is on Shaky Ground

No doubt, Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s recent reforms in Saudi Arabia have benefited women and created social opportunity with the introduction of modern forms of...

March 21, 2018 1:26 pm
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The Middle East’s Nuclear Technology Clock Is Ticking

Concerns about a Middle Eastern nuclear arms race are being fueled by uncertainty over the future of Iran’s 2015 nuclear agreement; a seeming US willingness...

March 12, 2018 2:54 pm
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Arab Countries Leverage Lucrative Nuclear Contracts for Power

A clause that commits South Korean troops to come to the UAE’s defense in the event of a crisis offers insight into the security concerns...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Iran Will Defeat Trump Just Like It Did Saddam, Won’t Abandon Missile...

US President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq's Saddam Hussein, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...

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